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    Who rebuilds Li-Ion Batteries?

    Anyone out there ever have a Niterider TriNewt Li-Ion battery rebuilt? NiteRider wants $200 for a new battery and eBay pricing ranges from $125-$185 with shipping.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OffRoadRoadie View Post
    Anyone out there ever have a Niterider TriNewt Li-Ion battery rebuilt? NiteRider wants $200 for a new battery and eBay pricing ranges from $125-$185 with shipping.
    I don't know what you have available where you live but around where I live they have the "Battery Plus" stores. They can rebuild most battery packs. The problem with the Niterider products is that they often put the electronics for mode control into the battery pack. Whither or not that will be a problem I'm really not sure.

    The other option ( which I'm sure you are aware of ) is to just buy another light system. For $150 - $200 there are a couple good options that will also put the TriNewt to shame. Not to mention that the batteries used on those systems usually cost less and are easier to replace.

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    you're best off finding someone who's handy with a soldering iron that can rebuild it for you. Top quality cells are $7-10 depending on capacity, plus some beer for the rebuilder. It's not terribly hard to do, but as Cat-man-do alluded to, NR put their driver in the battery, so other batteries won't work.

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    BTW I did pick up the latest Exposure Diablo Mk3 Light that I'm planning to use as a helmet light, but I wanted to use the Trinewt as my commuter bar light inconjunction with the Diablo.

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    Try this guy. He does power tool batteries, but they are all the same.

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    Give me a call or Email. I have done several of them

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